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Berkeley Social Welfare Major Named Next UC Student Regent

Berkeley Social Welfare undergraduate Sadia Saifuddin (BA '14) has been confirmed as the 40th student regent to sit on the University of California Board of Regents.

Leslie Zeitler's (MSW '97) Literary Work Featured in SOMArts Exhibit

CalSWEC Training and Evaluation Specialist Leslie Zeitler’s (MSW ’97) literary work is currently on display as part of the multidisciplinary arts exhibit, ...

John Momper (1948-2013)

John Momper, who served as the School of Social Welfare’s Management and Services Officer, passed away on May 6 in Oakland. He was 64.

Grand Challenges in Social Work

Initiated by Dean Jeffrey Edleson as part of a national effort being led by the American Academy of Social Work and...

Berkeley Social Welfare Student Minh Dang Named White House

Berkeley Social Welfare graduating MSW student Minh Dang (MSW '13) is being recognized by the White House as a "Champion of Change" for her efforts to stop sex trafficking of youth in the United States.

Valerie Shapiro Named 2013 Child Intervention, Prevention & Services (CHIPS) Fellowship Recipient

Assistant Professor Valerie Shapiro has been selected to receive the 2013 Child Intervention, Prevention & Services (CHIPS) Fellowship, a program funded through the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).

New Sue Anne Gershenson (MSW '70) Fellowship Created for MSW Student Support

The School of Social Welfare is pleased to announce the creation of the Sue Anne Gershenson Endowed Fund for Graduate Fellowships, established in memory of a dynamic alumna who passed away in October 2011 at the age of...

Editorial on Abducted Children Cites Dean Jeffrey Edleson's Research

In The New York Times’ editorial, “Home Is Where the Harm Is,” author Joan S. Meier draws attention to what she...

Grand Challenges Panel Explores Poverty and Women's Rights in Developing Nations

On February 28th, the School of Social Welfare held the third installment —  and the first of the spring semester  of the...